Fort from Home, a series hosted by Fort Nisqually and Metro Parks Tacoma, focuses on a range of topics about the history and culture of Puget Sound. This month’s lineup covers maritime and natural history, Victorian cooking, and 19th Century cosmetics.
Here’s the schedule:
- Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m. – The Beaver, Otter, and Fairy, a presentation about the history of these three historic vessels in Puget Sound
- Thursday, May 17, 11 a.m. – Interview with David Williams, author of Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound, and Claire Keller-Scholz, Art, Culture, & Heritage Administrator at Metro Parks Tacoma and former Curator at the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
- Saturday, May 29, 11 a.m. – Victorian Cooking, featuring a cooking demonstration of historical recipes, recipe research, and how to adapt Victorian cooking to a modern kitchen
- Saturday, June 5, 1 p.m. – 19th Century Cosmetics, where you can learn how to make your own 19th-century style makeup
Tickets are available online, and the prices vary. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the Fort Nisqually Virtual Live Programs page.